Washington Jewish Film Festival Presents: The 21%: The Lives...

Washington Jewish Film Festival Presents: The 21%: The Lives of Arab Citizens of Israel | May 19

May 19, 2019 4:30pm

The Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues and the Edlavitch DCJCC are proud to present The 21%: The Lives of Arab Citizens of Israel, an in-depth exploration of the daily lives and challenges of Arab Citizens of Israel.

The program will feature screenings of two mid-length films—Freedom Train from director Tawfik Abu Wael, and Be/Longing by Amit Breuer—followed by a conversation with the main subject of Be/Longing, Amal Rihan, and JDC Israel Tevet’s Director of Employment Programs for Arabs and for Career Advancement, Suzan Hasan. The discussion will be moderated by Ron Gerlitz, Co-Executive Director of Sikkuy: The Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality.

Schedule: 

Sunday, May 19 - 4:30pm at the AFI Silver Theatre 

Lead Support provided by The Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation and The Lois and Richard England Family Foundation.

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